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  • Aviation Executive Officer Keeps Topflight Tradition

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every helicopter mission, with every development and acquisition assignment, with every Soldier and Army civilian he's worked beside, Brig. Gen. Bob Marion has come closer to where he is today as one of the Army's youngest one-star generals.

  • Sharing Thoughts For Families Of Fallen Troops

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Tears still come to her eyes when Keil Oliver remembers the military friends she has lost in the Global War on Terrorism and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Garrison senior NCO ready to serve Team Redstone

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It doesn't matter whether you are in uniform or not, Command Sgt. Maj. Bob Lehtonen is your command sergeant major.

  • Helping Save Lives One Heartbeat At A Time

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It all started with the heartbeat of an idea. While searching for a project that would benefit their fellow employees, a group of LIFT team members kept coming back to the same question: "What's better than trying to save a life?" They had other ideas for projects that would improve the working environment for the Aviation and Missile Command's employees, but doing something that could potentially help save the life of a co-worker won out every time.

  • Wounded Warrior Shares Journey Of Faith

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Let your conscience -- and the Bible -- be your guide. A slightly different spin on the classic "Pinocchio" adage, but one that Vietnam veteran and wounded warrior Allen Clark lives by. Clark, now an author and speaker, spoke Nov. 2 at Bicentennial Chapel and shared his journey from the central highlands of South Vietnam where in 1968, he was injured in a mortar attack at Dak To Special Forces Camp and as a result, had both legs amputated below the knees.

  • Office's New Director Likes Alabama Home

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- While many members of Team Redstone hail from outside the Tennessee Valley, you will be hard pressed to find anyone who has traveled as far as Kenneth Edland.

  • 'Baby Lady' Happy To Welcome New Arrivals

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Donna Harris doesn't mind being called the "baby lady." She enjoys all things "baby." She likes the "Baby Bundle," a free basket of supplies that she provides for newborns, and their moms and dads compliments of the New Parent Support Program, located at Army Community Service. She is happy to provide information on child issues and available resources to new military parents. And she is always willing to visit the homes of expectant parents and parents with babies to see how she can support them as they experience the challenges -- and rewards -- of parenthood.

  • Aviation enterprise views challenges on horizon

    Nov 10, 2014

    The Army aviation community had the opportunity to collaborate and work together to continue to lean forward to provide the best equipment to the Soldiers at the Army Aviation Association of America's 41st annual Joseph P. Cribbins Symposium at the Von Braun Center on Nov. 5-6.

  • Quilts Given To Veterans Represent Thanks

    Nov 10, 2014

    They reflect the nation's patriotic colors. They often showcase a traditional pattern -- Ohio Star, Fence Rail, Churn Dash and Log Cabin, to name a few. Many feature patriotic images, such as a Bald Eagle, U.S. flag or a praying Soldier. And all carry the Quilts of Valor label. But these quilts are most remembered for the combat veterans they honor.

  • Military Families Honored On Day Of Deployed

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Veteran memorials are meant to bring back memories of heroism and sacrifice. So, with Huntsville's Veterans Memorial as a backdrop, state Sen. Bill Holtzclaw didn't have any problems encouraging his audience to think about the deployments service members and their families have endured in the post-9/11 era.

  • Grassroots Forum Plants Seeds For Improvement

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A special thanks was delivered to the entire Team Redstone community during the installation's 27th annual Army Family Action Plan Conference on Oct. 21.

  • Inspiring Wounded Warrior Runs Over Obstacles

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There are no excuses. Supportive and loving family relationships. Career success. Being physically fit. Growing into the person you were meant to be. If you want it, you can do it.You can do it, even when you have endured war, confronted post traumatic stress disorder, and encountered the challenges of losing an arm and a leg. That's the message wounded Iraq war veteran Noah Galloway delivered to Aviation and Missile Command employees who nearly packed the Bob Jones Auditorium to hear him speak at the invitation of the organization's 2014 Advanced Lift (Leader Investment for Tomorrow) Class.

  • Program Builds Home For Wounded Warrior's Family

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The house at 148 Autumn Cove in Madison is more than just four walls and a roof. For Cpl. Brandon Johnson and his wife Tiffany, it will be home.

  • Students Tour Redstone Science Laboratories

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lessons from the classroom came to life Oct. 23 for ninth- and 10th-graders at Ardmore High School, as they paid a visit to Redstone Arsenal to learn more about the career opportunities and work that is done at Redstone Test Center and Marshall Space Flight Center.

  • New Home Welcomes Wounded Warrior

    Oct 10, 2014

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. -- There is a lovely young couple with a 1-year-old daughter living in a brand new home within view of Guntersville Lake. Each room, each brick on the exterior fa├žade, each door and window, and, indeed, everything about this new home was a gift from a community of patriots who came together to build it as a way to say "thank you" to a locally grown hero who went to war for his country and, in so doing, lost both legs below the knees. He also lost his left pinky finger, most of the use of his left hand, and suffered from damage to his left eye, and minor traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Fire Department Spreads Prevention Message

    Oct 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Fire prevention is a serious subject. But sometimes, you have to put a fun spin on it to get the message across. That's what Redstone firefighters will be doing Oct. 9 as they take their message of fire prevention to the Redstone Housing community during national Fire Prevention Week.

  • Operation Hopes To Wipe Out Veteran Homelessness

    Oct 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One homeless veteran is one veteran too many. Which is why Operation Stand Down Huntsville will not rest until that number reaches zero. Operation Stand Down returns to lend a helping hand to the Huntsville area's approximately 100 homeless veterans Oct. 17-19 at the True Light Church of God in Christ, 6380 Pulaski Pike. While the annual three-day event has become a staple in the Rocket City, that was never the goal for organizers, who would rather wipe out homelessness among veterans entirely rather than organize a stand down for the next 30 years.

  • Motorcyclist Rides To POW/MIA Remembrance

    Oct 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew MacKenzie downplays his role in a ceremony in Montgomery to honor this nation's prisoners of war and missing in action.

  • Deli Manager Sees Success Despite Blindness

    Oct 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Chili burgers, polish sausage, chicken salad and soft serve ice cream -- Groce's Deli has a little bit of everything that's good when it comes to feeding the employees at the Sparkman Center. But, behind the cash register, the deli offers something not often seen on Redstone Arsenal, a man who years ago lost his eyesight but continues on much like a person not hindered by a disability. Deli manager Jesse Groce greets his customers, accepts payment and counts out change, and runs the business with efficiency and finesse. The only indication that he is blind are the sunglasses that are standard wear, and the customers who tell him what they are buying and how much money they are giving him.

  • Fire Prevention Week Makes Call For Safety

    Oct 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The news is worth repeating. This time every year the Redstone Fire Protection Division, along with fire departments across the U.S, step up efforts to inform citizens about the importance of fire prevention during the nation's annual recognition of Fire Prevention Week. This year the week is Oct. 5-11.

  • 'Best Installation On Planet' Sees Leadership Change

    Oct 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Tradition ruled the day Sept. 26 when Command Sgt. Maj. Kyle Crump passed on the noncommissioned officers sword that marked a change of responsibility within the Garrison's leadership ranks.

  • Unmanned aircraft soar with new capabilities for Apache teaming

    Oct 6, 2014

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, has once again pushed the envelope of technology for its family of unmanned aircraft systems.

  • Annual Education Grant Program Boosts Schools

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Parents don't have to give money to get money for their child's school -- they simply have to fill out their Impact Aid form.

  • 'Take Advantage Of What You've Earned'

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Retiree Appreciation Day returned in a big way with a wide range of events that appealed to the interests of retirees from across North Alabama and South Tennessee.

  • Retiree Health Fair Provides Dose Of Information

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From cholesterol screenings to hearing aid information, from pharmacy services to medical equipment reviews, from Land Trust recreational offerings to Madison County's Project Lifesaver, there were plenty of health options on display Sept. 19 during the Retiree Appreciation Day Health Fair at The Summit.

  • Leadership Huntsville/Madison County gains better understanding of Arsenal

    Sep 19, 2014

    When counting the dollars and cents in Huntsville/Madison County, the Redstone Arsenal story is a crucial part of the equation. Leadership Huntsville/Madison County class members paid a visit to Redstone Arsenal Sept. 17 to hear that story as part of their Economic Base Day, which gave participants a deeper understanding of the economic drivers in the Tennessee Valley. The group's visit on post included an economic overview of Team Redstone, bus tour of Redstone Gateway and the Arsenal itself, and a missile firing at Redstone Test Center.

  • Garrison Senior NCO Looks Toward Future With Family

    Sep 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Kyle Crump has been involved with several Arsenal projects during his two years of service with the Garrison -- Newcomers Briefing, Readiness and Resiliency training, the Transition Assistance Program, JROTC Day, NCO Call and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers or BOSS, to name a few.

  • 'I Have Been A Recipient Of Your Hard Work'

    Sep 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "My name is Richardson and I'm a Soldier." Those were the words of introduction spoken by Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson on Sept. 9 to open his first town hall as the commander of the Aviation and Missile Command. And following his informal introduction, he told the nearly packed Bob Jones Auditorium one thing: "Thank you."

  • Patriot Day Tribute Brings Memories Of Tragic Day

    Sep 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A resounding chorus of "God Bless America" -- helped along by members of the Alabama A&M Choir -- could be heard in the halls around Bob Jones Auditorium on Sept. 11 as a Patriot Day audience reaffirmed its belief in America's strength, liberty and freedom against the threat of terrorism.

  • Protecting Environment With Hazard-Free Helicopter Solvents

    Sep 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Leslie Hasenbein has a lot of dirt and grease on her mind. But it's not of the garden variety or the household strain. It doesn't involve making hands germ-free, getting stains out of clothes or making the kitchen spotless. Rather, it has to do with the dirt and grease that invariably lands in all kinds of places on the Army's helicopters.

  • Community-Based Soldier Care Unit Closes Its Doors

    Sep 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone has officially lost a tenant due to the Army's transformation. Redstone Arsenal's Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Alabama, which served wounded, ill or injured Soldiers convalescing with family in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi or Louisiana, closed its doors of service during an inactivation ceremony Friday.

  • October Event Honors Deployed Service Members

    Sep 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the nation remembers the thousands lost on what has become known as Patriot Day, there is another upcoming national holiday that recognizes those service members who have fought in the Global War on Terrorism launched by the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Redstone Flips Switch Toward Renewable Energy

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The energy companies came from all over the country -- California, Maryland, Virginia and Illinois, to name a few -- to hear about a new initiative at Redstone Arsenal that will potentially add on-post-generated solar electric power as a renewable energy source used by its 72 tenants.

  • Post Leaders Stand Up For Wellness

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As both a government entity and an employer of a 37,000-member workforce, Redstone Arsenal and its tenants are on the front line of the Army's commitment to ensuring a ready and resilient workforce among civilian employees.

  • Honored For Life Of Service, Commitment

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Greer knows how to live the slogan "Rangers Lead The Way!"

  • Senior Executive Engineer Shares Vision For Center

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Health Center Commander Wants To Spread Wellness

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. David Carpenter wants to serve more Soldiers and their families.

  • Garrison's New Chaplain Returns To Spiritual Roots

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Gary Payne has come home to where he found God.

  • Leader of Northern Command praises Missile Defense Agency

    Aug 22, 2014

    The commander of U.S. Northern Command took a very public stand on the agency developing the nation's Ballistic Missile Defense System, during the Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center, at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 13, 2014.

  • MDA Meets Challenges To Build New Defense System

    Aug 22, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Coolant blockages. Software glitches. Equipment failures. All have plagued the leading edge technology developed by Missile Defense Agency engineers as they have worked to build a ballistic missile defense system like no other in the world. And for their leader, Navy Vice Adm. James Syring, each of those eight failures in the 10-plus years of the nation's long-range ballistic missile defense system have been part of the research and development testing that goes along with standing up a new defense system. The important thing, he told a nearly packed auditorium at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium on Aug. 13, is that each failure served to teach lessons that have made the nation's ballistic missile defense system technologically stronger, more capable and more lethal.

  • Shadow Unmanned Aircraft Team Gets New Leader

    Aug 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System, long one of the most popular in the Army's fleet, is beginning to reap the benefits of a "reset" decision that will make it a go-to system for every combat action brigade in theater.

  • Tuskegee Airmen paved way through skies

    Aug 18, 2014

    It was seemingly just a question. "Can we sit out on the veranda so the neighbors can see that everything is OK?" Retired Lt. Col. Leo Gray was an American airman, fighting for his country in WWII, defending the world from the threat of Adolf Hitler, when he went to a country fair in Italy and met a woman. She invited him to join her and her 13-year-old daughter, who was learning English, for dinner.

  • Leadership Tool Honed By Years of Army Experience

    Aug 18, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- For 33 years, Vinny Boles lived the Army's seven leadership values while wearing the uniform of an officer.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Displayed For Inspector General

    Aug 18, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- All unmanned aircraft systems were a go -- although simulated -- for Lt. Gen. Peter Vangjel when he visited the Joint Integration Systems Laboratory during his time at Redstone Arsenal on Aug. 5.

  • Chapter Named Association's Best for 10th Time

    Aug 8, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The strength of the local Army network has scored another big win for the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army.

  • New Leader Lands At Fixed Wing Project

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It's not often that an Army officer gets to set up an entire new program.

  • Army Leader Comes Home To Contracting Mission

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. Michael Hoskin is new to Redstone Arsenal, but not to the mission of the Army Contracting Command and its subordinate command, the Expeditionary Contracting Command.

  • Educators Gain Insight On Redstone Resources

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone has a message for Tennessee Valley educators -- we want to work with your students, our future workforce.

  • Redstone Returnee Leads Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- No matter how the Army's restructuring program evolves in the years to come, there is one aviation program that is sure to continue its upward climb among Army combatant commanders and their Soldiers.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day Ready To Return

    Aug 1, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The news is out. The 43rd annual Redstone Arsenal Retiree Appreciation Day is set Sept. 18-20.

  • EOD troops train with federal agencies during exercise

    Jul 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 744th EOD Company honed their life-saving and mission-enabling skills in a joint and interagency exercise at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Senior Commander Values Mentoring Others

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Growing up" professionally as an officer in one of the nation's most challenging and forward-moving organizations can offer an abundant backdrop for learning the lessons of adaptive leadership.

  • Executive Panel Offers Tips On Managing Employeees

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Sixty-two questions. That's how many queries on leadership that the participants in the Aviation and Missile Command's 2014 Leader Investment for Tomorrow Leadership Forum had for five Team Redstone executives who participated in a panel discussion at their leadership forum July 16.

  • Senior Army Aviator Comes Home To Lead UAS

    Jul 23, 2014

    ONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. Courtney Cote is glad to be home, although he admits he has a lot of catching up to do with news on the home front.

  • Sharing In Success Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For much of his Army career, Col. Tim Baxter hasn't been able to share his military experience. As a Special Operations Soldier, the code is "to be a quiet professional." So, leading the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office for the Program Executive Office for Aviation gave Baxter one of those rare opportunities to publicly share in the success of the Army's unmanned aircraft systems.

  • Brothers Killed In World War II Remembered

    Jul 23, 2014

    Jim Joyner still carries with him a sense of loss, even after 71 years.

  • 'So Proud To Be A Soldier In The U.S. Army'

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Contracting Command is now being led by a two-star general who doesn't mind a "bit of polishing" every now and then.

  • Wounded Warrior Hears Call To Ministry

    Jul 22, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- One small piece of paper. That's all it took to remind then Lt. Jared Vineyard of his faith in God. And it was a reminder that he sorely needed.

  • Making A 'Special Needs' Difference Halfway Around The World

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Corrosion issues aren't the only item on the agenda for three Aviation and Missile Command employees when they visit Japan to conduct corrosion reviews, training and remediation.

  • Civilian, Military Bomb Squads Converge For Exercise

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A group conducts a large theft of explosive materials which then wind up in various parts of the United States. Subsequent explosions occur nationally. Authorities trace the material and confirm its origin.

  • Health Center Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Commanders at Fox Army Health Center may come and go, but one thing remains the same -- their commitment to "serving to heal, honored to serve."

  • Visiting Students Discover Scientific Career Paths

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When the 35 students of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College's Upward Bound program visited Thursday, they had no idea what to expect. In fact for many of the students the trip was not just their first time on Redstone but their first time out of southeastern Kentucky.

  • Veterans Home Celebrates Birthday With Resident Heroes

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE, Ala. -- Looking out at the veterans gathered together at the Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home, Maj. Gen. Heidi V. Brown felt her dad's presence.

  • 'AMCOM Is Truly Making A Difference'

    Jun 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Take it from a two-star general who has been "boots on the ground" in recent months: the Aviation and Missile Command sustains the equipment on which the Army builds its Soldier strength.

  • Emergency Relief Fund Has Another Strong Year

    Jun 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Redstone community has again strongly supported the annual fundraising campaign to help Soldiers and their families during emergencies.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts Senior Leader Forum

    Jun 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Joint Munitions Command hosted a Senior Leader Forum here, June 10--12, to discuss current mission operations and prioritize command improvement initiatives.

  • Army Birthday Party Runs Smoothly Indoors

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The threat of thunderstorms canceled Team Redstone's second annual Army birthday run June 10 but that didn't stop the party.

  • Community Classes Offeres On All Things Military

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL -- Building a strong military family is based on a triad of quality of life attributes -- military knowledge, personal growth and resilience, and leadership development.

  • Free Plane Ticket Brings Soldier Home

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL -- A lifelong friendship has led to a marriage of blessings for Christi Moore and her Soldier husband, Maj. Brian Moore.

  • Huntsville Native Retiring In Community

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar is staying true to his roots in his retirement years.

  • Veteran Recalls 'Horrible Day' In WWII

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Seventy years ago this Friday, June 6, Harold McMurran was in a landing ship tank with other American Soldiers about to go ashore to liberate France from Nazi occupation.

  • Army Family Action Plan Boosts Quality of Life

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal's Army Family Action Plan is a work in progress

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Deputy Credits Team Effort

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Since the early 1990s, Rich Kretzschmar's career has been on the ground floor of opportunity.

  • Firefighting Friendship To Continue Beyond Retirement

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Between them they have more than 60 years of service as firefighters.

  • Monthly Resiliency Training Kicks Off At Redstone

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone wants you to be Army strong.

  • Team Redstone Salutes Military Spouses

    May 14, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- While their Soldier is away, they keep the home fires burning. They take care of the kids, pay the bills and maintain the home.

  • Top Volunteer Finds Blessings In Doing For Others

    May 14, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In every way, Edna Cole is home. From the Exchange shopping area within a short walk of her Redstone Arsenal residence to the group of women she has gotten to know so well at the Redstone Arsenal Community Women's Club, from the kids in the neighborhood that she sometimes babysits to the officers and Soldiers she gets to know through Army Community Service, from friends and family in the community to the friends she has made serving in a hospitality role at Redstone events, "Ms. Edna" knows she is right at home. And, as any good neighbor will tell you, being at home means feeling you are part of your community. Cole is, indeed, part of the Redstone community in a big way. Since moving to Redstone Communities on post four years ago, she has become one of the Arsenal's leading volunteers, and was recognized by Army Community Service in April -- National Volunteer Month -- as Team Redstone's Volunteer of the Year for 2014.

  • Monthly Resiliency Training On Deck For Redstone

    May 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A new Army requirement is giving resiliency a higher profile at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Weather Decisions Focus On Workforce Welfare

    May 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Thanks to the decisions of Redstone Arsenal leaders, as the storms cleared and the installation reopened April 30, every member of Team Redstone was able to return to work, alive.

  • Security, Safety Behind Goss Road Change

    May 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Construction is in full swing on the Goss Road realignment near Gate 9.

  • Putting Veterans On Path Of Independence

    May 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Chris Crocker is living the dream.

  • 'There's Nothing Else Beyond Helping Others'

    May 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In the jungles of Vietnam, through the challenges of leading Soldiers as a top noncommissioned officer in the 1970s, '80s and early '90s, and as a counselor to today's veterans, Charlie Miller continues to wear the shield of God.

  • Active Shooter Exercise Delivers Hard Lessons

    Apr 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal went on a simulated high alert April 16 to allow emergency personnel to practice their response to an active shooter incident.

  • Repaying Debt For Service, Sacrifice

    Apr 23, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Department of Veterans Affairs firmly took a stand on the front line of health care for the area's veterans on April 17 when its leadership was joined by federal, state and local officials to break ground for a $39.5 million Huntsville Outpatient Clinic.

  • Forum Makes Call For Help With Veterans Benefits

    Apr 23, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- At the Huntsville/Madison County Public Library, in a room full of veterans -- many disabled from living through a combat zone -- and family members, the hurt and anger was palatable.

  • Fox nurse practitioner leads national association

    Apr 23, 2014

    Nurse practitioner Dr. Cindy Cooke is taking her passion for patient care to the next level -- as future president.

  • Test Engineers Gain Spotlight Through Their Research

    Apr 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two engineers at the Redstone Test Center who do specialized technical work have been brought from behind their desks for recognition.

  • Artwork Unveils Life Of Military Children

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The lives of military children -- their experiences, their feelings, their questions, their fears -- can be glimpsed in an art exhibit that is now on display at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

  • Teen Ministry Helps With Troubles Of Growing Years

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In more than 30 years of working in youth ministries, Darrell Good and his wife Cheryl have counseled, mentored and prayed teenagers through many of the uglier things that can happen in life -- the divorce of parents, not fitting in at school, car accidents and teen drug abuse, to name a few.

  • Military Siblings Learn To Cope When Daddy's Away

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When it comes to bragging rights about cool birthplaces and exotic places to spend your childhood, the Miranda Borboa children have most people beat.

  • Growing Up Around An Army Officer's Music Career

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Deployments aren't the only thing that takes service members away from their families.

  • Reservists Take Historic Step To Acquisition Careers

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Steven Dyer and his family traveled more than 1,050 miles from Stratford, Conn., to join his fellow Army Reserve officers in an historic event Friday at Redstone Arsenal.

  • 'Moving forward without forgetting'

    Apr 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --Alashia Quick's dreams of living a long life with her Army husband were dashed suddenly on a Sunday morning in August 2006.

  • Grateful community embraces Vietnam veterans

    Apr 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Despite the cold, windy and rainy day, the third annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event at the Veterans Memorial in downtown Huntsville on Saturday was enough to warm the hearts of those who attended.

  • Calling All Vietnam Vets For Recognition

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Wherever he goes, Warren Harmon carries with him the Vietnam War.

  • Career Of Opportunities Leads To Cutting Edge Technology

    Mar 26, 2014

  • Program Supplies Wounded Warriors To Workforce

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- All it takes is one item.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Reach Combat Milestone

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- No matter how you look at it, 2 million flight hours is a big accomplishment for the Army's family of unmanned aircraft systems.

  • McMorrow Labs Celebrates Five Decades Of Contributions

    Mar 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An America's Army action hero. Historical command coins. An old Blackberry cell phone. A Pershing II technical manual. Command patches. A bracelet made from the metal of a Patriot missile fired in Operation Desert Storm. A model of a rocket motor launcher. And a Redstone Rocket dated March 12, 2014. Those items, plus photos, strategic documents and floor plans, were placed in ammunition boxes for inclusion in a time capsule that will be buried at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center as part of its 50th anniversary celebration

  • Fifty Years Of Taking Technology To Troops

    Mar 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Happy 50th anniversary, AMRDEC. On March 12, 1964, the Francis J. McMorrow Missile Laboratories was dedicated in memory of the first commander of the Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal. Today, the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, which consists of McMorrow Labs and many other research and test facilities throughout Redstone Arsenal and the world, will recognize its 50th anniversary with a ceremony for its employees and longtime supporters.

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